Dracula costume

Dracula costume

You can make a simple vampire dress up at home without too much fuss. Your child will love this spooky Dracula dress up idea for Halloween or dress up games.

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While Dracula looks fancy, his costume is a simple combination of a black cape and some signature face painting.

The video below shows you how to create a no-sew cape for your Dracula costume:

For the face painting, mix up some black and white paints from our homemade face paint recipe here.

Get some tips on how to face paint for Halloween here.

How to create your Dracula costume

Use a makeup sponge to do an all-over base of white first.

Now fill in a widow’s peak, sideburns and some ‘walking dead’ black around the eyes. Dramatic eyebrows are another Dracula signature, so give that a go too.

If you want to make him really creepy, add a few dribbles of blood coming out of his mouth.

Now add a pair of black pants, a white shirt (if you have them, if not just drape the cape over the clothes underneath) and some vampire teeth.

And remember, Dracula is always dramatic: he enters and exits a room with flair!

  • Thanks to our sister company Kidspot Australia for creating the instructional video.

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